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The Horizontal Everest

Author: Kobalenko, Jerry Set In . . .
 North America, Canada, Nunavut, Ellesmere Island
Genre: Travelogue
Time Frame: Various
Published: 2002
“... refreshingly free of the hubris that marks
much adventure writing ... The reader never feels assaulted
by Kobalenko’s daring, only inspired by it. ”


The Horizontal Everest brings to vivid, awe-inspiring life one of the most forbidding,
arresting, and beautiful places on the planet: Ellesmere Island-a virgin wilderness that
author and photographer Jerry Kobalenko has traversed more than anyone else in history.

“... charming and refreshingly honest ...
a portrait of remarkable people and harsh landscapes,
and the siren-like allure of both. ”

—SIMON WINCHESTER, The Map That Changed the World

“... a compelling portrait of a harsh yet inviting place ... wonderful ... ”
—KENN HARPER, Give Me My Father’s Body

“The ... stories fill me with passion and dreams. ”
—BORGE OUSLAND, Arctic expeditioner

JERRY KOBALENKO is one of the world’s premier Arctic travelers. His writing and photography appear in such magazines as Cond√© Nast Traveler, Canadian Geographic, and Outside. When he is not on an extreme journey, he lives in Canmore, Alberta, with his fellow adventurer and wife, Alexandra.
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